The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 8 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 14.55% 17.74% 17.95%
As % of the General category 29.63% 32.35% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 7
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +69.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
Finance
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sussex region.

General Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
27 34 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 49.09% 54.84% 41.03%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 14
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £59,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Finance
Salary Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Sussex region.

Finance Salary Trend in Sussex

Finance
Salary Histogram in Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Sussex

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) SaaS
3 2 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
3 2 (16.67%) Use Case
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) DB2
3 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Avaya
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) VMS
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) MPLS
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) WebFOCUS
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Resource Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) iSeries
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (16.67%) Use Case
3 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) HP
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
1 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
2 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Avaya
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper